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.e.a.l.s presence to the taliban and murphy ordered them released and not killed. >> wouldn't even cross his mind to injure a noncombatant. >> reporter: as feared, the taliban were tipped off and attacked. his team outnumbered 10-1, fought back. they radioed for backup, but in a selfless act to save his men, murphy moved into the open, immediately drawing enemy fire to make a desperate call for help. >> he took two rounds to the back and dropped down and sat back up, picked the phone back up and started talking again. >> reporter: 19 servicemen died that day. >> it is your teammate who lays down his life for yours. >> reporter: murphy was posthumously awarded the congressional medal of honor for his character and courage. >> man your ship. >> reporter: maureen murphy, michael's mother is the ship's sponsor. >> michael is very humble, but he would be proud because of all of the crew members on the ship, they have a lot of characteristics that are like him. >> reporter: for the 290 crew member, a chance to live up to his example. >> it is truly an honor to now do our part to uphold his legacy and t
a four-man team tracking down a key taliban leader. he was shot in the back and he left a protected signal to get a back up. y the held was shot down. >> here is someone that was the same age as the sailors on the ship. someone who grew up just like you and me and understanding the sacrifice this he made inspiring all of us to make the ship the best we can. >> the only navy seal has written a book called lone survivor and it is a movie. >> thank you indead. >> a world war one memorial at the cross road. stay with us. welcome back everybody. a 40 foot cross memorial for the world war one residents has been in maryland. one group has its way it will not be that way much longer. they say it is a christian symbol and doesn't properly represent all of the soldiers. joining us now . we have with us the lawyer. this is an emotional issue . you believe very strongly that the cross is a christian image and does not represent the sacrifices made by nonchristian soldiers and you are against keeping it in place each though it has been there 80 years and so why the fight now? >> why now. it was
in afghanistan. he was leading a four-man team on a mission to find a key taliban leader when murphy's team came under fire. he was the first american awarded the medal of honor posthumously for the afghanistan war. >>> here are some other stories we're watching this morning. an advertising campaign battle of sorts is being waged underground in the subway system of new york city. check out these ads. the message is clear. religious tolerance, unity, and support for the muslim community. this is a part of three separate ad campaigns launched by jewish and christian groups. it is a direct response to this controversial ad that references savages and calls on civilized man to support israel, defeat jihad. >>> next, to colorado where police have issued an amber alert following the disappearance of this 10-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway was on her way to school but never showed up, prompting officials to call her mother. but the search it turns out was delayed because her mom who works the night shift slept through those phone calls. so far police have searched the surrounding area but have found no
are being extradited to the u.s.. 2005 them are accused of fundraising for the taliban and rebels in 1999 and the east african bombings that left 265 people dead. >> that was dan webber reporting. senior u.n. correspondent richard roth joining me live from new york. al masri is scheduled to be in court today. what's the latest we're hearing about that. >> reporter: supposed to be his first proceeding through the legal system, timing not known yet. this is in downtown manhattan not far from the scene of 9/11, and the defendant has been praise worthy of what occurred on september 11th, 2001, and he's also been accused as dan rivers talked about on those 11 terror related charges in the uk of inciting violence and terrorism. he did not want to come here, neither did the four other men who flew in on two planes at 2:30 in the morning eastern time. they feared conditions in prison here in the united states, his attorneys in the uk said he's not well, he's got very physical and emotional other issues. >> meantime one of the other suspects, the father of that other suspect says that his son is i
tracking down a key taliban leader after being shot in the back, he lefted protected a position to get the signal to radio for backup and murphy and two other seals were killed along with 16 rescuers, including seals in night hawks when they were shot down. >> and really someone the same age as all the sailors on board this ship. one of our peers, someone that grew up just like you and me and understanding the sacrifice that he made, that's something that inspires all of us to make the ship the best we can. >> and the u.s.s. michael murphy will be headed to hawaii and home port will be in pearl harbor. >> kelly: what a touching and lasting tribute to michael murphy and the service he gave to this country. anna kooiman, thank you. >> reporter: absolutely. >> jamie: a political battle going on over 500 billion dollars in what turns out to be mandatory cuts to the u.s. military. why the timing of tens of thousands of potential layoffs is now putting pressure on the white house to act. we're live in washington with that coming up. >> kelly: and a little more for you, a meningitis scare ou
it went down, he was leading a four man team tracking down a key taliban leader after being shot in the back he left a protected position to get a signal to radio for backup and, he and two other seals were killed that day along with 16 of his rescuers which also included seals and night stalkers with their helicopter, which was shot down. >> mortally wounded, lieutenant michael murphy found the time to say thank you in his final transmission to those directing assistance to his position. >> reporter: well, even when growing up, murphy's nickname was protector, because he stood up for kids who were billied and michael murphy's mother, maureen says the medal of honor, was always honorable, selfless and strong. >> people said to me, oh, you know, just a big dropout rate, don't worry about that and i said, oh, no, you don't know my mike. he never quits, he'll make whatever he sets out to do. he always sat in the back and even in school, he always rose to the top. i'm proud of him. >> reporter: so is america, really, the 9200-ton ship will be in new york city until tuesday and, the f
the terrorists, which we've done and also take down the taliban regime which allowed them to function there. in effect, sponsors, if you will, of the al qaeda organization. scombron edwards 2 half years ago, six months after we went into afghanistan announced that it was chaotic. the situation was deteriorating, the war lords were about to take over. here we are, 1/2 years later, we're four days away from a democratic ele, first one in history in afghanistan. we've got 10 million voters who have registered to vote. nearly half of them women. that election will put in place democratically-elected government that will take over in december. there's been enormous progress in afghanistan, despite of what john edwards said 2 1/2 years ago. they just got it wrong. the fact is as we go forward in afghanistan, we will pursue osama bin laden and the terrorists as long as necessary. we're standing up to afghan security forces so they can take on responsibility for they're own security. we'll keep u.s. forces there. we have about 16,000 there. as long as necessary to assist the afghans in terms of d
training camp in oregon in 1999. he started with aiding taliban and al qaeda efforts in afghanistan. >> how come it has taken so long to bring masri to the united states? >> reporter: this has been a long fight. he's been fighting extradition since his m dictment because he knows frankly he faces a life sentence here in the u.s. one of his alleged co-conspirators has already been convicted and he's sentenced to life in prison. masri is an interesting character. he lost both hands and one eye fighting the soviets in afghanistan and he says he suffers a number of physical ailments. he lists diabetes and depression among them. his supporters argued if masri came to the u.s. he would be subject to human rights violations in prison. so they used those arguments to drag these things out. >> who were the other suspects that were brought back? >> reporter: two of them are terrorism financiers. and the other is accused of bombings in tunisia. they are charged with conspiring to kill americans and another one is accused of attempting to use a weapons of mass destruction. people remember the 1998 atta
of fund-raising for the taliban and chechen rebels online. two others for their involvement in the 1998ast africa embassy bombings which left 265 people dead. >> that was dan rivers reporting. now senior u.n. correspondent richard roth joining me. court hearings just ended. what is the latest? >> he was read his rights, the 11 terrorism charges he referred to. he was in court in an earlier proceeding a short time before the other two men appeared. those two men, it was a formal arraignment, they pled not guilty. for this fiery cleric who according to u.s. authorities whipped up terror at a london mosque for years, well, he'll have his arraignment on tuesday afternoon. in court, all three men in the separate appearances had prison jump jumpsuits. one of the men refused to stand to hear the charges and he sat, and our cnn producer in the court tells me that he did not -- was shaking his head in agreemen almost, proud of the charges against him. the courtroom full with a lot of press, a saturday in new york, it's not often terror suspects are whisked in these days to new york proper, but they
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